VCU Health System and Clinics hires new CEO: 4 things to know

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The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Hospitals and Clinics appointed Deborah Davis as the new CEO and vice president for clinical affairs, effective October 1, according to a report by the Augusta Free Press.

Former CEO John Duval announced his retirement last week.

Here are four things to know about Ms. Davis:

1. Ms. Davis joined VCU Health nine years ago as the organization's COO.

2. Prior to VCU, Ms. Davis maintained a 30-year career at University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, now Greenville, N.C.-based Vidant Health. She served as president and vice president for corporate business development and innovation.

3. In her role as COO, Ms. Davis oversaw VCU's successful transition to a critical-care hospital, the design and occupancy of the children's pavillion and the design and implementation of the system-wide STAR service initiative.

4. Ms. Davis obtained bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from East Carolina University in Greenville and is a certified fellow of the AmericanCollege of Healthcare Executives.

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